SIG Sauer has announced that its ammunition manufacturing operation will be relocated to a new facility in Jacksonville, Ark. Once renovations are complete, the plant will provide significant room for expansion. The company plans to be up and running by the end of 2016. The move will bring 50 new jobs to the Jacksonville area, with additional openings planned for the future. Company President Dan Powers said, “Our advanced technology will allow SIG Sauer to design and develop world-class, precision-performance ammunition, and our new facility will ensure room for even more state-of-the-art equipment, and a much larger ballistics test lab to facilitate our manufacturing and R&D processes.” sigammo.com
SIG Sauer Opens New Facility
Now in their 20th year, the Golden Bullseye Awards are chosen annually to recognize the firearm industry’s best new offerings. Here is this year’s winners as selected by the editors of “The World’s Oldest And Largest Firearm Authority.”
Arms of all sorts were in high demand at the onset of the Great War, including a new type of close-quarters combat firearm: the repeating shotgun. Though several designs were explored, only a few made it into the trenches before the Armistice was signed.
Machined from cold-hammer-forged, stainless-steel blanks, the Apex Tactical Hellcat Threaded Barrel is a drop-in replacement for any Springfield Armory Hellcat.